Trekking is not enough – Rupert Ojenuwa tells Buhari, Atiku

The recent show of fitness by Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari and presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar has generated a buzz in Nigeria’s political space. While some has hailed the 800m trek by Muhammadu Buhari and one Mike trek by Atiku Abubakar as a demonstration of a clean bill of health and readiness to lead Nigeria, other…

Dele Momodu Begs President Buhari Not To Run For Second Term

Veteran journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine,  Dele Momodu has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari from seeking a second term in office.  He made this known in an open letter written to the president. In the open letter, the Ovation boss said that those hrging Mr. President to run for a second term were doing so…

The Cat With Nine Lives: How Saraki Narrowly Escaped Impeachment Plot

At the break of dawn, the enemies of Nigeria’s democracy had perfected their plot to tame the lion. They had decided to impeach the sitting Senate President and install Senator Ahmed Lawal, a loyal ally to President Buhari as the new leader of the National Assembly.  In their carefully scripted plot, the Inspector General of…

Herdsmen Killings, Nepotism: Shaka Momodu Berates Tinubu Over Silence 

Tinubu’s Breathtaking Hypocrisy – Shaka Momodu  When last February President Muhammadu Buhari saddled the former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, with the task of reconciling all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country, I scoffed at the idea and stated then that it was a futile exercise. The reasons were not…

President Buhari Commissions Abuja Light Rail, West Africa’s First City Metro 

by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP Nigeria’s president has commsioned the first modern Metro Station in West Africa situated in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.  The first phase of the city light rail project was opened today by the president.  This project was initiated by past administrations but the present government expedited action to bring the light rail…

June 12: Buhari, Obasanjo and IBB apologize to family of MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized to the family of MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential elections.  This apology was given during the posthumous investiture of GCFR award to MKP Abiola and GCON to the Vice Presidential candidate of the SDP in the election, Babagana Kingibe.  Also,  former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo…

“Not Too Young To Run” Law Opens New Frontiers For Nigerian Youths

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the “Not Too Young” bill into law, making good his promise during his May 29 democracy day broadcast.  As the much anticipated bill becomes an act of the national assembly,  it creates new opportunities for younger people to vie for political positions in Nigeria. The new…

PIC: Buhari counts stolen dollars at new EFCC headquarters 

President Muhammadu Buhari was present at the opening of the new EFCC office in Abuja. At the event, the Nigerian President was seen counting looted dollars displayed at the exhibition stand.  Standing next to President Buhari and looking like a feverish child was the Acting but yet to be confirmed Chairman of the Economic and Financial…

Fayose attacks Buhari for congratulating Fayemi: APC  is  “daydreaming”

Following the emergence of Kayode Fayemi as governorship candidate of the APC in the coming Elitist State governorship election of July 14, president Buhari congratulated the APC candidate but this seems not to have gone down well with Elitist State governor Ayo Fayose, an ardent critic of the APC led administration.  He responded to the…

“Dear President,  You deserve some accolades” – First Lady Aisha Buhari

Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari has congratulated her husband on a successful meeting with US President Donald Trump. She posted some photos on Twitter with the caption: “Dear President, You deserve some #accolades.” Dear President, You deserve some #accolades. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/F1nPqssJC0 — Aisha M. Buhari (@aishambuhari) April 30, 2018  

Trump says ‘Nigeria has a massive reputation for corruption’ … Buhari agrees 

US President Donald Trump has said they Nigeria has a massive reputation for corruption. President Trump said this while receiving Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in the White House on Monday.  Despite this, President Trump offered US assistance to proffer a lasting solution to the menac of corruption in Nigeria  “Nigeria has massive reputation for corruption,”…